Psychology at the University of Leicester

Part of the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, the School of Psychology is committed to teaching and research excellence within an enthusiastic and friendly community. Our high quality, accredited courses are designed to give you a comprehensive grounding in psychology whilst preparing you for professional careers or further study following graduation.

Psychology is a far-reaching subject and over time you will develop your individual areas of interest. We offer an array of optional modules, some of which are unique in the UK, allowing you to shape your degree and explore further those psychology topics which engage and interest you the most.

Our research-led teaching means you will learn from leading academics delivering cutting-edge knowledge. We also provide you with the opportunity to conduct your own psychological research, from design right through to analysis of data and write-up – developing your academic and practical experimentation skills in our dedicated research facilities.

Psychology is a fascinating area and our academics aim to encourage and develop your understanding. Our regular programme of guest lectures is sure to spark your enthusiasm and open up new avenues of interest.